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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
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  • 4 Year
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

Students at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 191 responses
  • Academically and socially balanced
    51%
  • Active
    24%
  • Busy
    13%
  • Focused and determined
    5%
  • Similar
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%
  • Stressed
    2%
Female Undergrads
49%
Male Undergrads
51%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    78%
  • Out-of-State
    20%
  • International
    1%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    1%
  • 18-19
    42%
  • 20-21
    41%
  • 22-24
    13%
  • Over 25
    3%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    18%
  • $30k-$48k
    14%
  • $49k-$75k
    15%
  • $76k-$110k
    12%
  • $110k+
    41%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
9%
of students say the student body is very diverse in race, ethnicity and cultural background. 230 responses
Poll
11%
of students say the student body is very diverse in international students. 230 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    1%
  • Asian
    14%
  • Hispanic
    19%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2%
  • Multiracial
    8%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • White
    53%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
How would you describe your personal political beliefs?
Based on 51 responses
  • Very conservative
    2%
  • Conservative
    4%
  • Moderate
    41%
  • Liberal
    31%
  • Very liberal
    10%
  • I don't care about politics
    12%
Poll
How would you describe the political beliefs of the campus as a whole?
Based on 51 responses
  • Conservative
    14%
  • Balanced
    51%
  • Liberal
    27%
  • Not sure
    8%

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